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Mine Maintenance Supervisor

Date: Jun 7, 2021

Location: Moengo, SI, SR

Company: Newmont Goldcorp Corporation


Newmont Suriname was established in 2004 as an entity of Newmont Mining Corporation and is headquartered in Paramaribo, Suriname. Located in South America, Suriname was originally settled as a Dutch colony, is very culturally diverse and enjoys a tropical climate. The Merian Project is located approximately 60 km south of Moengo in a largely undeveloped part of the country with the nearest permanent settlement, Langa Tabiki, approximately 17 km east from the Project site. Strong support from host communities and the government of Suriname strengthen Merian's ability to deliver safe, profitable production with significant upside potential and opportunity for employees, host communities and shareholders.


Oversee maintenance supervisors, planners, technicians, and hourly staff.



The Maintenance Supervisor serves as a “developmental position” (main goal development of skills) and serves as an “advisory position” (main goal knowledge transfer). This position should be a temporary/transitional position.

Essential Duties

1. Support the supervision of the production/maintenance department which includes assigning work, encouraging team involvement, completing the performance management process for all foremen, scheduling work and developing and following the department's budget.
2. Support foremen in the resolution of employee relations issues through effective remediation techniques. Utilize human resources and/or general foreman to assist in solving unresolved work related problems.
3. Support foremen in the resolution of employee relations issues through effective remediation techniques. Utilize human resources to assist in solving unresolved work related problems
4. Coach foremen through the operational problem solving process to identify problem areas and solve them
5. Assume the General Foreman responsibilities during his/her absence.
6. Communicate with other departments to assist in problem solving
7. Initiate process changes to continually improve efficiencies.
8. Train foremen to develop and follow the department's budget.
9. Assist in developing departmental procedures and practices.
10. Provide technical assistance and support to foremen.
11. Monitor safety and environmental compliance.
12. Train foremen to analyze production results.
13. Development Capacity
14. Advisory Capacity
15. Ensure department’s compliance with the requirement of Government of Suriname’s Agencies, Surgold’s lending institutions, shareholders’ environmental, health and Safety legislation and company regulations.
16. The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Training & Experience


• The Maintenance Supervisor is required to have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 5 years of experience in process, mine or maintenance or 10 years of mining experience in process, mine or maintenance is required.
• The Maintenance Supervisor must have proven people development skills (assessment of others, feedback/coaching, delegation, motivating others, performance management, communicating expectations), interpersonal skills (relationship building, teamwork, personal insight, conflict resolution, customer orientation), communication skills (verbal communication, listening, written communication, on-the-job training) and leadership skills (team development, ability to influence).
• Excellent English Language Skills are required.

Working Conditions


• The Maintenance Supervisor must be able to work outside in all weather conditions.
• The Maintenance Supervisor must wear personal protective equipment including steel toe shoes, half-face respirator, safety glasses, earplugs, long sleeved shirts, gloves or any other equipment to perform duties safely.



Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company. In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes. If you are asked to provide money or sensitive personal data through any other means, do not respond and please report this immediately to it.sec@newmont.com.

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